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ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:35pm PST
golden gymnast gabby douglas, to movie star/director ben affleck, barbara walters picks the most memorable personalities of 2012, but who is the most fascinating? >> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 11th, 2012. >> good evening. i'm bill weir. the line to see santa was growing and a children's choir was scheduled to see carols in a mall outside portland, oregon, tonight. but when as many as 60 shots rang out, the scene turned into terrified chaos. witnesses say a gunman wearing a mask and camouflage was behind the deadly attack and abc's david wright has the latest details. >> reporter: a shopping mall at christmas time is supposed to be safe. so today when witnesses first heard loud pops near the food court of this portland area mall, some thought it was bursting balloons. >> we thought it was balloons. and then we saw little fire thingies. >> like lights. >> reporter: and then the screaming and everyone knew it was something far worse. >> all of a sudden we heard big bang. we
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
president four years from now. later, barbara walters and dennis miller on president obama and we are coming right back >> bill: in the impact segment, there is no question the republican party is regrouping, or something, after getting hammered in the election. new leadership will be required, even the old guard is discouraged by the current status of the gop. >> if their competitor in 16 is going to be hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president obama, trying to win will be truly the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> bill: wow. joining us from austin, texas, karl rove. do you agree with speaker gingrich? >> i do with a little bit of it, but not a lot of it. there are four things he said in that sentence. one is that clinton would be formidable backed by her husband. that's right. second, he said that if there were a popular president obama, that would be helpful to her. that's really not accurate. if you look at it, truman, lbj and bush 43 were all unpopular and their parties lost th
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
from now. later, barbara walters and dennis miller on president obama and we are coming right back. he arketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. >> bill: in the impact segment, there is no question the republican party is regrouping, or something, after getting hammered in the election. new leadership will be required, even the old guard is discouraged by the current status of the gop. >> if their competitor in 16 is going to be hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president obama, trying to win will be truly the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> bill: wow. joining us from austin, texas, karl rove. do you agree with speaker gingrich? >> i do with a little bit of it, but not a lot o
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
news.com. >> coming up next, barbara walters fascinating people of 2012 includes new jersey governor chris christie. what he has to say about people who criticize his weight. >> lindsay lohan could be facing more jail time. that story just ahead. >> and let's take a look at traffic out there right now in the bridge. as you can see, it's dusk beginning to move n traffic moving nicely on the bridge. stay with us. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues. >>> a rare red carpet chat with the one and only barbara streisand. >> yes. just plus awards season is just now heating up. today's on the red carpet. >> lindsay lohan's next role could play out behind bars. an l.a. judge revoked probation on charges he lied to police after a june traffic accident. on probation for stealing a necklace last year. the just will decide if new charges amount to more jail time. she has been in and out of jail four times in the last few years. >> barbara streisand and seth roguean take one mother of a road trip in the comedy the guilt trip. otrc hit the red carpet premier to ask barbara what made her take her first star
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> now, in that abc news interview with barbara walters, the president said he thinks the american people will be better off with a done deal. harry reid who's a senate majority leader says he does not expect a deal before christmas. terrell. >> we'll have to see. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you so much. >>> today in morocco, they opened a meeting to discuss the syrian crisis. they're expecting to give them null political recognition during that same interview set to air on friday night on "20/20," president obama says it's a big move. >> the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population that we consider them the legitimate representative of the syrian people. >> the president also told abc's barbara walters that with that recognition comes responsibility. clarissa ward has more on the opposition now from london. >> reporter: this is the man chosen to lead a newly formed coalition of syria's opposition groups. >> what does it mean to be recognized by the u.s.? the u.s. administration has big influence globally
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
abc's barbara walters. he also recognized that a small amount of the opposition has ties to al qaeda. the u.s. has declared them a terrorist organization. trying to prevent an extremist future for that war-torn country. >>> the president and house speaker john boehner taking small steps to avoid the fiscal cliff. they spoke by phone again last night. but still doesn't appear to be any closer to a deal. >>> the governor of michigan has signed that controversial, new law which limits the influence of organized labor in the state. hundreds of union workers had protested the legislation ahead of the governor's action. michigan joins 23 other states with so-called right-to-work laws. those laws ban requirements that nonunion employees pay union dues for negotiating contracts and other services. >>> well, drug smugglers have found a pretty creative new way to get contraband into the u.s. they use a gas-powered canon to shoot dozens of cans of marijuana across the mexican border into arizona. unfortunately for them, border patrol agents got to the drugs before their buddies. they picked up
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 1:40am PST
person of 2012? barbara walters shares her pick. it was unveiled last night during her special. interesting choice. you can see this person made a lot of big headlines this year. we're not going to reveal who it is, but interesting choice. stay tuned for that. barbara always comes up with a good list, 2012 no exception. >> yes. >>> but first, the search for a motive in that oregon mall shooting. those who knew him say jacob roberts say he was a friendly, outgoing type. >> but something changed drastically in the days before he opened fire. we get the latest now from our own sunny hostin. >> reporter: detectives have revealed the man who unleashed an hour of terror inside the packed portland shopping mall on tuesday. they say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts stole a semi automatic rifle from someone he knew, killed two people and seriously wounded a third. police say roberts entered at macy's and began shooting patrons in the mall's food court. killing 55-year-old nurse cindy yuille and 45-year-old father of two steven forsyth. roberts, in his hockey-style facemask and load-beari
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
. but he did open up to barbara walters about his weight. he admitted that he is more than a little overweight but he says he has done thinks job well. christie says his size isn't something that would keep him from a run for the white house. it is rumored he is considering a presidential bid in 2016. if he does run, he might go up against secretary of state hillary clinton. also speaking to barbara walters, clinton says she does not plan to run but she did admit she is open to the opportunity. newt gingrich says republicans will have a tough time beating clinton if she did run in 2016. >>> 4:49 now. an impressive run for wall street is now over. the dow snapped its longest winning streak in nine months. an early stock market rally faded away after investors took a closer look at the federal reserve's latest plans to stimulate the economy. the fed promises to buy bonds and keep interest rates low until the unemployment rate falls below 6.5%. >>> and american airlines is changing the way it charges you to fly now. american will charge you up to 88 bucks more per roundtrip for passeng
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
interviews with barbara walters. >> what would it take to convince to you run in 2016? >> that's all hypothetical because right now have i no intention of running. >> how do you think you're going to feel in 2016? >> i have no idea. >> she gets these interviews. joining me now, political reporter jonathan martin. have i to say, you have to be careful not to pop your peas. barbara walters get these interviews, it's not news, i'm doing a holiday thing. they all sucker in to it because it's a way to talk to a nonpolitical office. hillary clinton's response was to me rather interesting and i think more honest than people realize. >> yeah. >> she's more undecided on this than i think folks realize. >> everybody you talked to around hillary, if you asked her right now, probably not going to do it. but they say if you ask her a year from now -- >> after the rest. >> she's exhausted. but after she's been down for a year, you're waking up and it's tuesday morning, you don't have anything to do. but at some point when you're as passionate about politics and public service as the clintons are,
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 2:00pm PST
? coming up. barbara walters picks the fascinating person of the year, with stiff competition like honey boo-boo and the been a one direction. if you leave now you won't find out why they wrote this song about eric bolling. ♪ ♪ i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here is susan rice's withdrawal as a possible candidate for secretary of state. she has taken her name off the short list to replace hillary clinton. rice has been under steady assault by republicans over the statement following the september 11 terror attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya. president obama and house speaker john boehner are meeting at this hour at the white house to talk about the impending fiscal cliff. the two sides have reported it will patrol gress so far. so what now? that satellite launched earlier in week by north korea, may or may not
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
may be hunkering down in washington, negotiating over christmas. >>> and now, abc's barbara walters is back tonight with another exclusive interview. this time, secretary of state hillary clinton. who is about to leave office, after traveling almost a million miles to nearly 100 countries. and everyone asking, does she still dream of the presidency? barbara is here right now. barbara? >> reporter: and that is the question, diane. as hillary clinton winds down her time as secretary of state, traveling the globe, we sat down together and i asked her that question, that's on everybody's mind. what's next? what most people are asking now about you is, will you consider running for president in 2016? would you just like to make your declaration now? we could conclude this interview. >> well, that would be fascinating, to me, as well as everyone else. you know, i've said i really don't believe that that's something i will do again. i am so grateful i had the experience of doing it before. but you know, i -- i think there are lots of ways to serve, so, i will continue to serve. >> reporter: w
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
barbara walters. a lot of times we talk about framing and messaging. this isn't about framing. the facts are, as you just stated, that the taxes will shift back and we can start anew. it is not like a frame or a gimmick. those are the facts. again, going back to the clinton era, going back to something that we know was fine that didn't hurt job creators is perfectly palletable. that's why republicans increasingly look extreme holding on to this last par. stock futures went up today. we don't have any silver anymore. but we have a lot of people in the markets who actually do think this deal is going to work out and probably work out on obama's terms. >> i think they think what republican senator, bob corker, said today. let's listen to this. >> at the end of this year, in some form or fashion, whether we embarrass ourselves and wait and go over the cliff and next year or before this year ends, we are going to offer revenues, right? i don't know how anybody can believe that revenues aren't coming. what i would say to everyone here, let's move to entitlement reform. that's the only thing ca
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 10:00am PST
now? listen to her response to barbara walters. >> what would it take to convince you to run in -- >> that's all hypothetical because right now i have no intention of running. sfoo right now at least. and a might of 1,000 rock stars in new york city. the boss, paul mccartney, bon jovi, billy joel, alicia keys, among others, all coming together to raise money for hurricane sandy victims. keep fans rocking well past midnight. ♪ ♪ who says you can't go home there's only one place they call you one of their own a hometown boy born a rolling stone ♪ >> and a late night for those of you watching at home. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live many washington. we're another step closer to the cliff, but still far from a deal. our nbc news-wall street journal poll shows that both sides of the aisle are going to catch a lot of heat if there isn't a compromise. joining me now for our daily fix, chris and managing editor post politics.com and nbc news senior political editor mark murray. thanks to both of where you. both of you have been writing about the poll, absorbing the poll, lookin
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
news exclusive. the president sat down with abc's barbara walters at the white house this afternoon. and he said something about syria that signals a whole new day for the u.s. barbara walters is here right now with what happened at the white house today. barbara? >> reporter: just a year ago this month, i met with president assad in damascus and i questioned him about the slaughter of his people. since then, 40,000 people have been killed. well, today, president obama had some big news. for the first time, he is putting the syrian opposition on the path to be recognized as the new government if and when assad falls. i'd like to talk about syria. do you plan to recognize the opposition and give them some legitimacy? >> we've made a decision that the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population, that we consider them the legitimate representative of the syrian people, in opposition to the assad regime, and so we will provide them recognition and obviously with that recognition comes the responsibilities on the p
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
: president obama minced no words in an exclusive interview with abc's barbara walters. >> taxes are going to go up one way or another. and i think the key is to make sure that taxes go up on high-end individuals, like you and me, barbara. we can afford it. >> reporter: the president told barbara walters, he remains optimistic. >> are we going to go over the fiscal cliff? >> i'm pretty confident that republicans would not hold middle-class taxes hostage to try to protect taxes for high-income individuals. >> reporter: the president and house speaker john boehner are at least talking. the president made an offer monday, asking for $1.4 trillion in new taxes over ten years. including raising tax rates on the wealthy. the speaker counter on tuesday. offering $800 billion in new tax revenue, all from closing loopholes and limiting deductions. house republicans say they need more specificity from the president on spending cuts. >> where are the president's spending cuts? the longer the white house walks this process, the closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: and the presiden
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 1:40am PST
exclusive interview with our barbara walters. >> the most important thing we can do is make sure middle class 1st, and i'm confident that republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high income individuals. >> for his part, speaker boehner's new counteroffer seeks $800 billion in tax revenues. none of it, though, from higher tax rates. >>> one more political note. a possible battle royale next year in new jersey. newark mayor cory booker says he's going to decide whether to challenge republican governor chris christie, who is enjoying some sky high approval ratings. booker calls chris christie vulnerable on women's issues and the environment. chris christie is riding a wave of popularity because of how he responded to hurricane sandy. but according to a poll, in a matchup with booker, chris christie prevailed 53% to 35%. >> he's eyeing a more probable run for the u.s. senate in 2014. so clearly, we'll see how it plays out. mayor booker is just coming off of his food stamp challenge where he lived off of $31 a week in food. so he made a lot
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> suspend your money now. just kidding. >> barbara walters called it the elephant in the room. chris christie called it ridiculous. the fascinating question posed to new jersey's governor on national tv. [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just right for you, no matter which list you're on. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 c250 for $349 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberr
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
target is your cash. plus, barbara walters goes there with chris cristy and his wait. does it matter? a presidential historian weighs in. so long, hollywood. america's got a new hot spot for movies in the deep south. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centur
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 12:00am PST
about. tonight on abc, the 20th annual barbara walters most fascinating people, special. barbara will be alive in 2101. she's the only one. barbara's list this year included secretary of state hillary clinton, olympic gold medal winning gymnast gabby douglas, ben affleck, seth macfarlane, one direction, the author of "fifty shades of grey", new jersey governor chris christie, and honey boo boo. for real. although it was fun to see barbara eat cheese balls off the floor with her. i think the best question of the night came during barbara's interview with chris christie. she did not ignore the elephant in the room. >> okay, governor, i feel very uncomfortable asking this question when i'm sitting opposite you. you are a little overweight. >> more than a little. >> yeah. >> yeah. >> why? [ laughter ] >> why do you think? because i exercise too much. because i can't get off my treadmill. and then he belly bumped her out of the room. these barbara walters specials are very popular. they become kind of a tv institution. but obviously, barbara's eventually going to have to pass the torch. tonig
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
to another hard-hitting edition of the spin cycle. and you can say a lot about barbara walters, a lot about these questions, but i actually do -- i'm kind of interested in talking a little bit about, yeah, christie and got clinton on the list and weather it's barbara walters talking about them or anybody else media, these are names we are going to be hearing about a ton for the next three, four years, you know, viable contenders for 2016, all of that the clinton one is interesting. my sort of take of the day of this probably need a take of the day of hill right next four years, today, it's this. i was struck that david axelrod, the president's top political adviser are, at a forum in washington, the exact quote, asked about hillary clinton in 2016 she would be in a very strong position. and it really strikes me that typically, the tradition is you got a -- joe bind wants to be president of the united states. he wants to run in 2016. in the tradition obviously, vice president who is in good standing in the administration you al gore under clinton, george bush senior under reagan, they
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
the little beat. it is barbara walters' prerogative. she knows controversy. she wants viewers. this little girl gets almost three million viewers an episode. we don't see drugs. we don't see abuse. is it great he is drinking mountain dew? not is great. but --. >>eric: let me correct you. it is goat juice. i met the -- i enjoy. what is wrong with lone boo-boo? >>guest: i think honey boo-boo is giving the wrong message to children that are watching the show. yes, is she entertaining? absolutely. is she one of the most fabnating children of 2012? shutly not. yes, the ratings are sky-high. but her message that they are giving children out there is the wrong message. clearly, i think --. >>eric: it is not the learning channel, it is fought the learning channel. >>guest: it is pure entertainment and why they she is one of the most fascinating women of 2012. >>guest: no one will say i want to raise my childlike honey boo-boo or you want parenting tips they are looking at it as doctor entertainment. three million viewers a night, you know tons of viewers will want to see her interviewed by
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 2:00pm PST
with barbara walters just last night. >> when you were pressed to run for president this time, you said you didn't think you were ready. what did you mean by that? >> i wasn't ready to undertake a campaign. that's an enormous decision to make for yourselves around your family and i didn't feel ready. >> how do you think you're going to feel in 2016? >> well, you know what? i have no idea. >> in your fantasies when you're just talking to yourself, do you say president chris christie? >> no, no, i don't. >> nobody doesn't like barbara walters. president chris christie, it could happen but he my need to get past to hillary clinton on the way to the actual oval office. john feehery is a republican strategist and bob shrum is a columnist for the dale bibeast. gentlemen, sometimes i feel the cosmos shifts and all of a sudden things are all of a sudden different. over and over and over again starting with the sopranos, this incredible focus on jersey. boardwalk empire, the wives of new jersey, the boss, springsteen on both major tablets, front page at the fund-raiser. everything, the four
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
play her reaction to barbara walters discussing age and let's just play it and you can hear it for yourself there. >> you will be 69 in 2016, if you ran. if you won two terms, you would be 77. is your age a concern to you? >> it really isn't. i'm thankfully, knock on wood, not only healthy but have incredible stamina and energy. i just want to see what else is out there. >> she wants to see what sells out there as brilliant as she is and as popular, months important job in the world is being president of the united states there are so many things she can offer. >> absolutely. her options are wide open. she has an incredible resume, to say the least. what i think is amazing about secretary clinton, she crafted an identify bit herself and of herself bigger than one party. you know, the four years she has had as secretary of state has been remarkable, done, by every standard, a fantastic job. my advice to her and i think she knows better than anyone is take some time and rest because the pace she has been on is an unbelievable amount of strain on any human being. so i think for her to
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> one-on-one. an abc news exclusive. president obama sitting down with barbara walters, and making news about america's role in the civil war in syria. >> that's a big step. >> it is a big step. >>> defeating depression.
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 2:30am PST
avoiding the buzz. new jersey governor chris christie was introduced for barbara walters ten most fascinating people list. he is high on the list for many republicans to run in 2016. christie hasn't ruled out a run and asked by walters if thinks health should be a concern for voters. >> there are people who say that you couldn't be president because you're so heavy. what do you say to them? >> that's ridiculous. i mean that's ridiculous. i mean i don't know what the basis for that is. >> they're worried about your health. >> well, i've done this job pretty well. i think people watched me for the last number of weeks in hurricane sandy doing 18-hour days and getting right back up the next day and being as effective in the job. i don't think that will be a problem. >> christie pushed back against the on going criticism that his appearances with president obama in the wake of hurricane sandy may have hurt mitt romney on election day. >> people said you helped him win. is this unfair criticism? >> i was doing my job. i'm a governor of the state of new jersey. he offered to help. and s
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
people by our own barbara walters last night, clinton talked about her future, specifically that much-speculated run for president. >> i've said i really don't believe that that's something i will do again. i am so grateful i had the experience of doing it before. but you know, i think there are lots of ways to serve. so, i will continue to serve. >> asked what it would take to convince her to become a candidate, clinton said, clearly, she had no intention of running. but we've heard that from politicians before. >> that's what they do. >>> and 12-12-12 proved to be a night to remember. ♪ baby we were born to run >> running and raising a lot of money. six weeks after hurricane sandy, new jersey's own bruce springsteen and john bon jovi were among the superstars to rock madison square garden. the benefit concert, which also featured the rolling stones, the who, and paul mccartney, went on for almost six hours, on tv, online, on the radio, and in theaters. the producers saying 2 billion people around the globe would be able to enjoy it live. we'll have a wrap-up of the concert a littl
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
is too far when you're interviewing someone on a sensitive topic? barbara walters asks governor chris christie if he is too fat for the job of president. john avalon's going to weigh in on this one with a little bit of historical perspective. >>> also, a new twist in the very bizarre story about john mcafee. the internet tycoon has now left guatemala. police want to question him about a murder in belize, but that is not where he's headed. details, next. ur future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, i
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
call daily briefing. good morning. so president obama sat down with barbara walters last night. here's what he said. >> most important thing we can do is make sure the middle class taxes do not go up on january 1st and i'm pretty confident that republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high income individuals. >> so he's confident. is it almost a foregone conclusion, do you think, david, that this is going to be the first piece of the puzzle that falls into place? >> i'm pretty confident that that's going to have to be the first piece of the puzzle that falls into place. but i think it's going to take until the very last second for the pieces to fall. >> why? >> why. because -- that's a great question. because both sides, it's in both sides' best interests to make this last as long as possible. >> what does it accomplish for them if they do that? >> it convinces each of their bases -- >> they fought as hard as they could? >> they fought as hard as they could and caved at the last possible minute only because the precipice couldn't be a
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 12:00am PST
and $250 billion in cuts to other programs. president obama spoke to abc's barbara walters about taxes on the rich going up whether republicans like it or not. >> prediction. are you going to be able to raise taxes? yes or no. >> oh, taxes are going to go up one way or the other. >> they are? >> and i think the key is to make sure that taxes go up on the high-end individuals like you and me, barbara, we can afford it. it is entirely possible for us to come up with a deal, but time is running short. >> the full interview between president obama and barbara walters will air friday at 10:00 p.m. on abc. we do know the president said this. "i'd like to see a big package, but the most important thing we can do is to make sure that middle class taxes do not go up on january 1st. raises the medicare eligibility age will not be a big part of this package." the president said," when you look at the evidence, it's not clear that it actually saves a lot of money." as these negotiations drag on, public opinion remains firmly on the side of the president. the latest nbc news/wall street journ
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
people want to know. will she run for president? the secretary let barbara walters in on her possible plans to run for president in 2016. take a listen. >> i really don't believe that that's something i will do again. >> you know, your husband wants you to in 2016. what do you say to him? >> he wants me to do what i want to do. he has made that very clear. and some of what i want to do is just kick back. y are just numbes in a budget. well, we worked hard for those benefits. we earned them. and if washington tries to cram decisions about the future... of these programs into a last minute budget deal... we'll all pay the price. aarp is fighting to protect seniors with responsible... solutions that strengthen medicare and... social security for generations to come. we can do better than a last minute deal... that would hurt all of us. ♪ >>> president obama is unleashing a new tactic to pressure congress into a budget deal. he's going local. the president are hosted a call wednesday with the bipartisan group of mayors and community leaders from of course the country. only three mayors
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm EST
syrian opposition group trying to throw out asaad. barbara walters saying we consider them the representative of the people. >> the president said with them comes responsibilities. reports today say the u.s. is planning to send 20 f-16 fighter jets to syria. >> is this the time to send secretary defense. >> if we are recognizing the opposition there, some reports say that it is full of al qaeda as and iraq and al kid is in syria. it is good that the at min tration is finally doing something. we have beeen sitting on their hands. >> the u.s. is sending 20 more f-16. he is at war with reformers and there are rights there. we no no idea what this consti tooth constitution. why are we doing this? >> i'm as confused. i kint of say how is that working for you? nothing to do with syria, yemen ebipt and this is a mess and so is our policy. >> you are right. but we want to be careful by not ailnating the military. >> do we know, ebipt was a secularist. now, the question here is, is it going to become a sharia. is the brotherhood going to get this power. >> that is the biggest concern. w
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
question. >> reporter: a portrayal anna wintour may not have enjoyed, but she told barbara walters she respected it. >> did you recognize any part of yourself? >> well, i'm a very decisive person, so if meryl seemed somewhat strong, i respect that. >> reporter: she is the single most powerful woman in the fashion industry. her influence felt not just on the runway but in the shopping malls too. as the documentary "the september issue" revealed, the editor of "vogue" doesn't mince words. >> i feel it's quite one-dimensional. >> reporter: she raised millions for the president's re-election. >> so please join us. but just don't be late. >> reporter: and politicians often reward their biggest fund-raisers, but ambassador anna wintour? privately white house sources say she is in the running for a plum diplomatic post, either ambassador to france or britain. wintour may not even want the job. she is, after all, the reigning queen of fashion and queens don't have to be diplomatic. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> and thank you for watching. we're always here at abcnews.com. "nightline"
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 2:00am PST
. now here's your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." barbara waltered asked chris christie a question you may have had on your mind. >> there are people who say that you couldn't be president because you're so heavy. what do you say to them? >> that's ridiculous. i mean that's ridiculous. >> well, an unpaid 18-year-old intern for bob menendez is arrested after it was learned that intern was an undocumented immigrant and registered sex offender. immigration officials deny reports of the arrest were delayed until after election day. >>> for the first time ever, our nbc news/"wall street journal" poll finds that a majority of americans favor same-sex marriage. >>> the mitt romney campaign ad about jeep manufacturing being outsourced to china has been declared the lie of the year. >>> and finally, new mexico senator jeff bigaman went on the colbert report and you can say stretched the truth a bit. >> we know the house of representative is a bunch of losers compared you to guys. do you have the power as a senator to just walk up to anyone in congress and give them
Current
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
to get one? >> december 17th. keep your pants on. >> barbara walters leaked the first name of this year's most fascinating people show. >> bill: ruined it for me. i can't wait to hear. for 12 months. >> peter: you are not about to say what i think -- it's honey booboo. it will be part of the december 12th abc special. no word of who else is on the list but honey booboo. >> that's like the pope tweeting. who the... cares. >> in all honesty if there was any credibility left to this barbara walters special. >> she hasn't had credibility since she dated -- john -- for get his name. warner. zero credibility sense. >> why would she do that? what's the best t.v. sitcom ever? a new vanity fair 60 minute poll finds that it is seinfeld the former nbc comedy that aired for eight years. 82% chose jerry seinfeld's company the best of the honeymooners friends cheers and arrested development. married with children now now in the top 5. no, sir. >> bill: absolutely. all right. got to be number 2 or three. >> here is the deal. fellow "full-court press"ers fellow americans if you had -- if you thoug
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 2:30am PST
unlikely. as senate majority leader harry reid admitted yesterday. but in an interview with barbara walters, president obama predicted that republicans would eventually give in on taxes. >> the most important thing we can do is make sure the middle class taxes do not go up on january 1st, and i'm pretty confident that republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high-income individuals. >> prediction. are you going to be able to raise taxes, yes or no? >> oh, taxes are going to go up one way or another. >> oh, they are? >> and i think the key is to make sure that taxes go up on high-end individuals like you and me, barbara. we can afford it. it is entirely possible for us to come up with a deal, but time is running short. >> now, the president went on to say that if republicans can move on taxes, he's prepared to do "some tough things" on the spending side. >>> controversial right-to-work measures will soon be the law of the land in michigan. republican governor rick snyder signed the measure yesterday, despite widespread protests by the labor
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am EST
for high income individuals. >> you see president obama's full interview with barbara walters friday on "20/20." boehner is demanding more details on spending cuts. the administration has made expensive proposals to reduce spending, but the republicans haven't offered specifics on revenue hikes. >>> today the federal reserve wraps up its two-day meeting with a decision at 12:30 eastern followed by updated economic projections from fomc members at 2:00 p.m. and ben bernanke's press briefing at quarter past. the fed is expected to announce a new round of bond purchases as its latest program, operation twist, is set to expire at the end of the month. cnbc will begin at 12:00 p.m. eastern. >>> joining us is stewart richardson, partner at rpmg. the press conference -- we'll hear a fresh round of stimulus from the fed. how significant would that be? >> in my mind it's not that significant. i think as optics, people think this is another addition to the stimulus. the fact is that the fed for months and months and months when they go out to purchase longer term treasuries, they're trying to
KRON
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
pattern for the next several bay. >> today's date is 12/12/12 we will be back. >> barbara walters interview governor chris chris d. please see there. barbara walters did her most fascinating people of the year special and governor chris christie was one of them. barbara walters admitted she was uncomfortable addressing what she called the elephant in the room. chris christie address the rumor that he is to overweight to become president. he was a contender in 2012. he said the question is ridiculous as to whether or not he is to overweight to be president. he proved especially during hurricane sandy that he was up to the job working 18 hour days getting up and doing it again the next day. people are kron4 facebook page are sounding off on this one. some believe he has to wait over way to become president, some say it does not matter. one woman said i have a thyroid problem but i can research circles around a couple of skinny cows i know. someone also mentioned the former president taft was also overweight. join you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things wi
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
slow walking. the president did an interview with abc news. what the president said to barbara walters. >> we have no make sure middle class taxes don't go up on january 1st. i'm confident that republicans wouldn't hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high-income individuals. >> he said he's fine to go over the fiscal cliff. all of those reasons would be reasons to say maybe we're not close to a deal on that do you think he'll get a deal before the end of the year? you are the optimistic one in the relationship here, or will we get one before you go off for christmas break? >> some type of deal. may not have a complete deal. but this issue of tax cuts for those earning less than 250,000, we will get that done. that is something we all agree on. and there may very well be parts of this that have to be done in 2013. again, we need to look at putting things in motion to get a complete deal done. we have to do it right. as far as tax cuts are concerns, we need to extend them and i think we will. that will be a down payment on -- for future negotiations in january. >> so
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 2:00am PST
obama telling barbara walters why that decision was made now. >> the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population that we consider them the legitimate representative of the syrian people in opposition to the assad regime. >> the u.s. joins britain, france and turkey in recognizing the syrian opposition. >>> hu go chavez is recovering from cancer surgery in cuba this morning. the operation lasted more than six hours and was completed correctly and successfully. this is the fourth cancer related surgery since summer of 2011. >>> at least four homes destroyed by a gas line explosion. this is just north of charleston, west virginia. a local station reporting five other homes were damaged, as well. that fire so intense it damaged apinterstate. several people were treated for smoke inhalation. west virginia's governor says no deaths have been reported. >>> so did you feel it? turns out we got a cosmic close shave. two asteroids buzzed earth, one passing inside the monday's orbit. in nasa says it came within 145,000 m
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
conversation about just how far apart we are. >> and in an interview with barbara walters, the president held firm and said time is running out. >> taxes are going to go up one way or the other. and i think the key is to make sure that taxes go up on the high end individuals like you and me, barbara. we can afford it. it is entirely possible for us to come up with a deal, but time is running short. >> joining me right now is washington post columnist and msnbc political analyst eugene robinson. also strategist and former mike huckabee campaign manager chip saltsman. i've always been impressed by people who have been campaign managers. not those who drove a car for somebody once. let me get you to because you're a republican. i think -- look. i think the president's trying here, but i can't tell what's going on. he's lowered his revenue demand to 1.4, it's working down to where i think it'll be 1.2. also cutting spending from where he was last year at 350 up to 800. i'm sorry he's up to about 600. so he's moving. i didn't think you'd get him past 400 in terms of spending cuts. what's the
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
because of his weight. he pushed back at his critics in an interview with abc's barbara walters. the republican governor is rumored to be considering a bid for the white house in 2016. >>> and, anderson, pope benedict xvi blessed his internet followers in his first tweet today. the pontiff has nearly 1 million followers on this english twitter page alone. and has many other accounts in several other languages. some say he is the coolest pope in history. >> isha, thanks very much. >>> a former u.s.afghanistan. now, his parents fear he may die in a mexican prison. they're pleading for his safe return after what began as a surfing trip, it's turned into a nightma nightmare. w? >>> a new twist in the bizarre story of millionaire internet pioneer john mcafee. police in belize want to question him about his neighbor's death but he fled to guatemala and was detained there and is on the move again. we'll tell you where to ahead. >>> tonight, new information about a former u.s. marine who's been in prison in mexico since august. his name is johnny hammar. he's 27 years old. and until recently
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
. right after barbara walters most fascinating people of 2012. >> remember seven ways to give go to our web site that. is this edition of abc 7 news. is this edition of abc 7 news. >> from all of us eopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- ttorney for a legal nonprofit from new york, new york... ...a computer-chip designer from berlin, massachusetts... ...and our returning champion, a curriculum coordinator from silver spring, maryland... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thanks, johnny. welcome, ladies and gentlemen. on yesterday's program, rachel was up, and then she was down a bit, and then she came back again and wound up with the most money at the end of the program. so, good for her. alistair and saidi, nice to have you with us. pick up those signaling devices. we're going to work right now. here comes the jeopardy! round for and here come the categories. you, here comes the jeopardy! round for each word will begin with the letter "c."
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
control of your retirement today. ♪ ♪ >> president obama announced last night with barbara walters on world news tonight that the united states is recognizing the syrian opposition council as the sole representative of the syrian people, no more park bash. the interview last night, the whole interview, will air friday on 20/20 and the president joined 100 countries and organizations in putting the main opposition group on the path to becoming the only government in syria and if and when the rebels take out assad. >> we made a decision that the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population that we consider them the legitimate representative to the syrian people in opposition to the assad regime so we will provide them recognition and obviously with that recognition comes responsibility on the part of that coalition. >>shepard: the civil war has killed more than 40,000 people in the last 20 months and it is still going on. syrian state television say a huge explosion hit the capital of damascus and the military is n
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
. president obama announced the move in an interview with barbara walters. >> we made a decision that the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population that we consider them the legitimate representative of the syrian people in opposition to the assad regime. >> it is designed to put further pressure on the president to step down. the international community is condemning north korea's launch of a long range rocket this morning. the question is, is this of north korea's games? this is our man at the pentagon. mick, so many times when it comes to north korea, they do these things and i said it's not the fourth of july and noting this and christmas. usually they wait to a holiday. this one seems more serious. >> it is. the u.s. military and intelligence officials actually expected the launch to occur december 17th which would be the one-year anniversary of the death of kim jung il, the father of the current leader kim jung un. not only were they taken by surprise and shocked like the rest of the world, when they called
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00am PST
asked in an interview with barbara walters. >> do you plan to recognize the opposition and give them some legitimacy? >> we made a decision that the syrian opposition coalition is now inclusive enough, is reflective and representative enough of the syrian population that we consider them the legitimate representative of the syrian people in opposition to the assad regime. >> the obama administration also said today it is formally designated the al nusra rebel group. a major gas line exploded in west virginia. there are reports of multiple fires. a portion of interstate 77 had to be shut down. no word on any injuries or the cause of the blast. >>> anderson, it's a good week if meteors are your thing. this one fell over edmondton alberta in 2008. the comet could produce a meteor shower anytime between now and friday. this is the first year the earth's orbit will pass the comet's debris field. you can get a glimpse of the meteor shower expected to peak on thursday night. that's my gift to you. >> thank you very much. we'll be right back. >>> then i heard about first a
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
, governor of new jersey. he sat down with barbara walters who began asking the hard questions he may face in 2016. listen to this. >> there are people who say that you couldn't be president because you're so heavy. what do you say to that? >> that's ridiculous. i mean, that's ridiculous. i don't know what the basis is? >> i think they're worried about your health. >> i think people have watched me for the last number of weeks in hurricane sandy doing 18 hour days and getting up the next day and being just as effective in the job. i don't think that would be a problem. >> having struggled with my weight, as well, i am sympathetic. at the same time, i think it's very legitimate. i've talked to big chris christie fans who said i can't vote for him because i'm worried about him going into office and having ahearted attack. right now, you're right. he's having a sweetheart moment. everything changes the minute this is an actual policy. >> i've been heavy and i've been lighter. now i'm lighter, but i was heavier a lot longer than i was lighter. so i won't pick on the governor on this one. polic
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